Leicester City Exit Champions League

Despite a battling and courageous display at the King Power Stadium, Leicester succumbed to Champions League exit at the hands of Athletic Madrid.

Trailing 1-0 from the first leg in Spain, the Foxes had to win the match but could only managed a 1-1 draw, which sees the Madrid side go through to the semi-finals.

The home side dominated for much of the game but a 26th minute goal from a Saul Niguez header, left them with an uphill task, due to the away goals rule.

As they chased they game, requiring three goals to go through, Jamie Vardy’s strike on the hour, was no more than an consolation goal.

Considering the poor start to the season the Leicester club endured, changing managers not so long ago, the club can be proud of reaching the quarter-final stages of Europe’s elite tournament.


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